-Sistine Chapel ceiling, the Sistine Chapel ceiling took him 4 full years of work and is several scenes from the bible.
Michelangelo was also a great leader of the Italian Renaissance, a trendsetter, and had a unique style.
-painted equally proportioned, with good perspective
-was a founder of the High Renaissance
-influenced art culture of Florence and Rome in the 15th and 16th century.
-Michelangelo was known as a sculptor, not a painter, because he created multidimensional sculptures unlike other Renaissance sculptors who created one dimensional sculptures.
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